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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Nov 8, 2006 11:11am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Please vote today

I am so tired of seeing images of daughters and sons and wives crying next to their father's/husband's flag draped caskets.
There was a still image on the news last week of a little eight year old girl weeping in agony while standing in front of her daddy's casket. I actually burst into tears and was so overwhelmed with emotion, i almost went on a rant on this forum (decided i need to cool down before going "off.") The little girl looked JUST like my eight year old beautiful daughter. I just cannot imagine..... I am so friggin sick of this "war."

(that image is going to stay with me for a long long time)

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Poster: grendelschoice Date: Nov 8, 2006 2:01pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Please vote today

I totally understand. I work in the news business and am normally pretty hardened to this kind of stuff, but since this regime has been in power, it's been too much to take.

I started the water works myself watching the "When the Levees Broke" documentary Spike Lee did for HBO. In part b/c I went to school in New Orleans and have a real fondness for that place, but mostly b/c of the pure human misery that was playing out against the backdrop of callousness and cluelessness that passes for "leadership" these days. I'm not saying Democrats have all the answers, or that someone else could have prevented the worst of Katrina, but the response to it was clearly unacceptable in what is supposed to be an era of "compassionate" conservatism.

"Comissars and pinstriped bosses roll the dice/any way they fall guess who gets to pay the price?"


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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Nov 8, 2006 8:53pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Please vote today

i hear ya man - i never saw that documentary though - sounds like one that would put tears to my eyes too. i such a softy